SARS seeks IT talent, chief tech innovation officer
The South African Revenue Service begins a recruitment drive to attract highly-skilled and experienced individuals in areas such as information technology.
Crypto-currency account-holders fume as SARS cracks whip
Some local crypto-currency account-holders express anger after the taxman demands the declaration of their crypto-currency investments.
SARS extends filing deadline for provisional taxpayers
The South African Revenue Service extends the filing season deadline for provisional taxpayers to 15 February.
Cyber experts question SARS’s new browser security
By providing a browser that continues to use Adobe Flash Player, SARS has done the opposite of secure, say cyber security experts.
SARS intros customer-centric channels for Adobe Flash issues
The taxman implements remedial actions, including a toll-free number, to assist taxpayers still experiencing issues due to the Adobe Flash Player termination.
SARS claims ‘complex’ nature in Adobe Flash switch-up
The tax collecting agency says it's migrating the remainder of eFiling forms from Adobe’s Flash Player to its chosen HTML5 technology in 2021.
SARS augments IT systems in preparation for over 5m taxpayers
With this year’s tax revenue collection expected to be R304 billion lower than last year, SARS ramps up its tech to enhance its services and make the preparation process easier.
More authorities await EOH to come clean
The company wants to clear its name with the Special Investigating Unit as well as the South African Revenue Service, says group CEO Stephen van Coller.
ICT tenders: Health departments to the forefront
This week’s National Tender Bulletin is dominated by national and provincial health departments.
SARS prioritises digital services as it navigates COVID-19 crisis
Amid the socio-economic challenges posed by the pandemic, the tax collector steps up efforts to provide more digital and streamlined services.
SA regulators form intergovernmental fintech hub
Six regulatory bodies create an Intergovernmental Fintech Working Group Innovation Hub, to respond to the changes in the financial sector.